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eyescrossed
05-08-2009, 08:54
I've read somewhere that anything Str7 or above instantly kills a man sized model. Is this true?

Also, I've read that you need to destroy a unit with a US of 5 or more to cause a Panic Test on nearby units, but I cannot see any rule for this.

Milgram
05-08-2009, 09:45
nope. str7+ instantly kills warmachines - as long as it wounds.

the 'destroy' rule is in the 'psychology - panic' section of the rulebook.

Atrahasis
05-08-2009, 09:54
Not war machines, chariots.

Milgram
05-08-2009, 10:49
another example on how 'what I meant' differs from 'what I wrote'. :)

eyescrossed
05-08-2009, 11:01
Ah, okay, thanks :)

PeG
06-08-2009, 20:52
I think 40k also have a similar rule

BramGaunt
06-08-2009, 21:02
Yes, if a attack has double strength than the toughness of the victim, it instantly looses all it's Lifepoints.

nosferatu1001
06-08-2009, 22:49
or more commonly Wounds ;)

They also have to a) fail any relevant save (must be unsaved wound) and not have immunity to ID such as Eternal Warrior.

Marshal Torrick
06-08-2009, 23:33
Which everyone and their Mom has these days in 40k.

TheMav80
07-08-2009, 01:51
Really? Everyone?

Orks? Only one and it is a special character
Tau? None
Space Marines? I know Lysander does, who else?
IG? If anyone does it is another special character.

I know all Daemons have it, but that is hardly "everyone".

Milgram
07-08-2009, 05:38
iirc lysander has T6 - which means that nothing has s=2t.
marneus is the 'hard to kill' character.

way off topic

Cambion Daystar
07-08-2009, 08:05
iirc lysander has T6 - which means that nothing has s=2t.
marneus is the 'hard to kill' character.

way off topic

Wayer offtopic:
Lysander has eternal warrior, Marneus Calgar has eternal warrior, daemon princes have eternal warrior, Cassius has T6

Ontopic, instant death is a lame rule, even in 40k. Makes characters too much "hit or miss". It makes chariots currently a bit too vulnerable to cannons and dwarf boltthrowers

Griefbringer
07-08-2009, 08:07
I would suggest moving 40K discussions to the 40K part of the forum - discussing them here can lead to some confusion amongst the readership.

Milgram
07-08-2009, 08:24
Ontopic, instant death is a lame rule, even in 40k. Makes characters too much "hit or miss". It makes chariots currently a bit too vulnerable to cannons and dwarf boltthrowers

and even worse, it makes khemri chariot units extremely vulnerable against a chaoscharacter with 4+ attacks S7.

EvC
07-08-2009, 14:44
And lascannons.

WLBjork
08-08-2009, 06:38
I'm now very worried about the Warhammer games you play EvC :eek:

Chipacabra
08-08-2009, 21:50
To be fair, historically the lascannon really did make the chariot obsolete.

Skyth
08-08-2009, 22:01
We had lascannons historically?

Khorneflakes
08-08-2009, 23:29
yup its in the fluff section in the back of the big rule book

:D

Milgram
09-08-2009, 09:02
yup its in the fluff section in the back of the big rule book

you mean the fluff in the new testament?

Khorneflakes
09-08-2009, 10:29
thats the one! i see your familiar with it

Killboss
10-08-2009, 00:19
Ontopic, instant death is a lame rule, even in 40k. Makes characters too much "hit or miss". It makes chariots currently a bit too vulnerable to cannons and dwarf boltthrowers

so if a skink is hit full on with a bolt thrower, it shoudn't be torn to pieces? yes, it should. but fantasy compensates with the D3 and D6 wound things (like cannons.)

Dai-Mongar
10-08-2009, 08:20
Tell me about it. I hit a WE lord on dragon with 2 bolts, and each one caused a single wound on the rider. I raged.

Milgram
10-08-2009, 09:16
I raged.

why? you got 50% of the lord! :skull: (though not for the dragon)

Killboss
12-08-2009, 07:07
Tell me about it. I hit a WE lord on dragon with 2 bolts, and each one caused a single wound on the rider. I raged.

Damn... that sucks.